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My Perfect Bedtime: Donna Emery

This week, we spoke to our F&B Chichester store manager to get her thoughts on what makes up her #myperfectbedtime. F&B: What’s your perfect bedtime routine? Donna: Fresh crisp linen, bath glass of red wine and bed. F&B: What’s your perfect bedtime read? Donna: Facebook! F&B: What or who is your perfect bedtime partner? Donna: Charlie Hunnam (or my husband of course) F&B: What’s your perfect nightwear? Donna: Something cosy. F&B: Where would be your perfect place to fall asleep? Donna: 5 star private beach villa somewhere hot. F&B: Where would be your perfect destination to wake up? Donna: As...

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August 30th 2016

 

How to: Minimise jet lag and tiredness

With an upcoming bank holiday weekend and the end of the summer holidays just around the corner, plenty of us will be travelling to and from different timezones over the next few days. That means jet lag can set in, but our expert advice can help you beat tiredness before, during and after your flight. Before Tempting as it is to stay up all night before you travel, so you're tired and more likely to sleep, is a risky tactic. Better to be fully rested before you travel and get a good night’s shut-eye before you embark on your journey....

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August 26th 2016

 

Our Pick: Dawson Hypnos Mattress

Today’s product focus is our new Dawson Hypnos Mattress , which has a luxurious wool and alpaca filling mix with 2,000 pocket springs for sumptuous comfort. Our Dawson is a pillow top mattress, which helps provide you with a luxuriously soft and comfortable layer above the supportive pocket spring mattress. From £799.

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August 22nd 2016

 

Top 3: Podcasts before bedtime

With hundreds of thousands of titles on offer; it’s a hard task to pick the best podcast for you. Here, we’ve collected a few of our favourites to keep your mind occupied while you relax in bed at night. The Adam Buxton Podcast Buxton’s interview-based podcast talks about a range of short stories and smart observations from the likes of Caitlin Moran and Louis Theroux. Keep listening for some entertaining, tongue-in-cheek DIY jingles too. Desert Island Discs We think that the long-running Radio 4 show’s archive, stretching back to the middle of the last century, is the pick of the...

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August 19th 2016

 

Get the Trend: Monochrome

Black and white colour contrast is one of the best combinations when it comes to interior design. This versatile combination works well with other pops of brighter colour, plus this trend helps your bedroom express a new-age designer feel. However, this trend also has its pitfalls. Painting one of your walls exclusively black will mean that your room seems smaller than it actually is, so we’d only recommend dark walls if you’re lucky enough to have quite a large bedroom. If you’re keen on black though, we’d instead try a black rug against a neutral coloured floor space. Do you...

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August 15th 2016

 

My Perfect Bedtime

This week, we talked to Jen Lazarides, F&B Milton Keynes Store Manager, about her #myperfectbedtime. Find out what she had to say below: F&B: What’s your perfect bedtime routine? After watching a good film with a nice cup of tea, I’d moisturise with a luxury body lotion, then slide into the bed with fresh clean bedlinen. The window and curtains must be open, as I like to see the sky and get some fresh air. I’d listen to some music and drift off to sleep quickly. What’s your perfect bedtime read? A hard to put down thriller, or an easy...

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August 12th 2016

 

Our Pick: Marblehead Kids

Say hello to our new Marblehead Kids range, which offers the perfect balance of durability and classic styling. Crafted from oak, this collection’s clean lines and modern detailing deliver a versatile look for both girls and boys bedrooms. Would this range suit your little one’s bedroom? Let us know in the comments below. Keep your eyes peeled on our F&B kids Twitter account , where this week, this new range is hosting a #twittertakeover. Get involved by tweeting us ( @fandbkids ) using the hashtag #twittertakeover. See you soon, Feather & Black.

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August 8th 2016

 

How to: Inspire a retro bedroom trend

There is no doubt that retro bedroom trends are back in a big way. Furniture design is similar to fashion in that designers gain inspiration from the past and fuse it with modern details and inspiration. If you want to update your home with a retro design but aren’t sure where to start, we’re here to help. Choose your favourite era Retro is all about digging into past eras. First, you need to decide which characteristics you enjoy and which fit your design style. Decide on your accessories If you’re not sure about taking the full plunge into a retro-inspired...

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August 5th 2016

 

Get the Trend: Natural Materials

Take inspiration from rustic bedroom textures with a natural interior theme this Summer. We think bedrooms with natural materials add great character and warmth to your home. Our dedicated natural materials Pinterest board can help you get creative with your trend ideas. Do you think this trend would look good in your interior? Let us know in the comments, or on our social networks. See you soon, Feather & Black. Read more at http://www.featherandblack.com/blog#vSSqZ71QRUy4p6B5.99

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August 1st 2016